In earnest, I’ve been trying to gain control of my day to day life. I’ve read books and blogs on how to clean, when to clean, how to organize and plan your days. Nothing seemed to be helping me, I would just end each day, after day, just a little more tired and dizzy from all of … Continue reading A life more simple
A lot has happened since I last wrote a post. A LOT. Specifically, life happened. My life seemed to get more complicated with each passing day, week, month after having my second child. Where to begin? I had a touch of post partum depression that kicked in right around the time of my last post, … Continue reading It’s been awhile
I resisted it. I didn’t want to buy a second crib. Some experienced moms with kids in elementary school and high school helped me see the light though. They all said they tried to put their first kids into a toddler bed too soon and should have waited as long as possible. For once, I … Continue reading Baby has a crib!
I’ve been canning for several years now. I’ve had to teach myself how to do it since it is not a tradition that was passed down to me. (My mother did can for a few years while we were stationed in Alaska, but that was it, my grandmother used to do it, but I’m pretty … Continue reading Doing: Canning with babies and toddler
I gave birth to our daughter on May 22nd. It’s been a whirlwind few weeks of family and visitors who have come to meet our little girl or help while my husband has been out of town for work. We’ve named her Emmeline and she is perfect in everyway possible! The labor went beautifully and … Continue reading She’s Here!!
I’ve still got the big DIY project in the oven. Baby number two is due in less than 50 days. We been awash in activity these past two months. It’s taken some time to get settled into the new house and to find a good routine. Having a toddler means that your routine is constantly … Continue reading Less than 50 days
Chaos ensues in the Cookin household!! We are hanging out in Limbo, somewhere between packed for a move and waiting for renovation work to be done before we move in. The in-between-ness of this short (but lingering) stage of our becoming homeowners is making me cray-zee! To keep myself occupied in the meantime I’m working … Continue reading It’s A…..